, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 437-438

First online:

The Train Paradox

  • Jeremy GwiazdaAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy, Graduate Center, City University of New York Email author 

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When two omnipotent beings are randomly and sequentially selecting positive integers, the being who selects second is almost certain to select a larger number. I then use the relativity of simultaneity to create a paradox by having omnipotent beings select positive integers in different orders for different observers.


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